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Lough Sheelin


A cold start to Sheelin’s season but a few trout about

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Sunset on Sheelin

Dabbling on Sheelin over for another season

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

A lake olive moulting from dun to spinner

Sheelin gets busy as season comes to a close

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

‘Release to spawn’ Christopher Defillon

Persistent, disagreeable, unseasonable Sheelin and a few trout

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

A beautiful conditioned Sheelin trout

Sheelin ‘a dream despite the worst of weather’

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Peter Thompson, Dublin

Nocturnal perfection and the ecstasy of a Sheelin trout

Monday, August 28th, 2017

A good trout goes back

Sheelin trout fishing: Good but hard in erratic conditions

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Lough Sheelin on the 29th of July

Challenging conditions on Lough Sheelin

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Lough Sheelin's Golden Hour

Sunset proves the best time for fishing at Lough Sheelin

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

A catch & release policy is actively encouraged on the lake at all times

Sheelin quiet after mayfly madness

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Lough Sheelin's witching hour

Evenings best as hot days slow on Sheelin

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Weather or not, skill and luck needed on Sheelin

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Lough Sheelin’s fishing successes were all about sunsets/silhouettes and darkness

Tough on Sheelin, but far from impossible

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Shane O’Reilly, Dublin in the mid day heat on Lough Sheelin

Super hatches but May trout hard earned on Sheelin

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

‘Into the night’ dusk & darkness were the best times to fish Sheelin for this week

Sheelin mayfly, the gold of sunset and sunrise

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Scott Aitken, Falkirk, Scotland with Sheelin’s weight of the week – 8lbs 1oz (released)

The Fairy Pool – Sheelin and its mystical mayfly

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

‘Release’ Christopher Defillon on Sheelin

Mayfly hatch but weather shows no mercy on Sheelin

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Gary McKiernan of Lough Sheelin Guiding with the weight of the week, a 62cm trout

Definitely Buzzers and Nymphs, no Mays be on Sheelin

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Nico Vindret, France

Lots of weather and trout to 6.75lb on Sheelin

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Gina Tanczos with her personal best for a brown trout (guided by Christopher Defillon)

Warm, damp days see Sheelin hatches improve

Monday, April 24th, 2017